Daily Archives: 24. August 2016

A little history of the Olympic gold medal

It’s that time of year again. Olympic games season. Athletes prepare their whole life for a few minutes (if that) to showcase their incredible skills. In the end, only one can walk away with the gold medal. But has it always been that way? With the games just recently coming to a close we wanted to take a look at what really goes on with those famous medals. History of the Olympic Medals The first traces of the Olympic games date way back. More than 2,700 years in fact to Greece in 776 BC. At this time, medals weren’t awarded […]